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PORTABLE PET: RABBIT

Author: Rossana Papagni, Designer

Illustrator: Lorella Rizzatti

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Publisher: Happy Books, ©1998

Material: board book

Summary: Rabbit is trying to find his carrot. Each animal he asks sends him to another as part of a plan to surprise Rabbit for his birthday. This is a board book shaped like a bunny rabbit.

Type of Reading: family reading, playtime reading

Recommended Age: read together: 0 to 3; read yourself: 4 to 5

Interest Level: 1 to 4

Age of Child: Read with child 15 months old.

Young Reader Reaction: S/He picked it up and flipped the pages several times, but was never interested in the story.

Adult Reader Reaction: We thought a book shaped like a bunny rabbit would be a big hit. We were wrong. If we picked up the book to read the story, or if we asked to read the story when s/he picked up the book, we got 'no' and were handed a different one.

Pros: It's small, the illustrations are nice and it’s a sweet story.

Cons: It's not unlike a lot of the other picture books in its content. There are plenty of animal stories with animals talking to each other in the search for something. This just happened to be a carrot.

Borrow or Buy: You're not likely to find this one in the library. If you find it on the discount table and your child loves bunnies, they'll probably like it. Otherwise, there are other, better picture books for $6.00.

If You Liked This Book, Try: A BIRTHDAY PRESENT FOR MAMA (Step into Reading Series, a Step 2 Book)   HUGS AND KISSES   MOONBEAR'S FRIEND

Educational Themes: Animal identification and a simple story of friendship are about all you'll get out of this one.

Literary Categories: Fiction - animal stories, picture book

Date(s) Reviewed: February 2004

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